Parenting

Halloween traditions
Fun
Parenting

6 Halloween Traditions to Create Spooky Fun Memories

Halloween is one of those holidays that kids naturally gravitate towards. After all, it’s all about fun, imagination, decorations, and candy. What’s not to love, right?! Many families trick-or-treat but there are many more ways to make the most of this creepily fun time of year. Consider adding one of the following Halloween traditions into […]

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Family Movie Night List
Parenting

15 Non-Animated Movies for Family Movie Night

  I wanted to title this article, Life’s Short, Watch Good Movies, but Google wouldn’t like me if I did that. But really, I like the other title better. I don’t know about you but I get tired of watching bad movies. I don’t equate animated with bad but I can only handle so many […]

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Encourage Responsibility kids
Parenting

1 Easy & Effective Way to Encourage Responsibility

This summer I need my kids to up their responsibility game. They are fantastic kids but it’s still up to me to tell them to do this and that – make your bed, put on your shoes, grab a pool towel, put on deodorant….the list goes on. I don’t like nagging but if they remember […]

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End screen time issues
Parenting

End 4 Common Summer Screen Time Struggles

If your kids are anything like mine, they like technology. Like, a lot. Like, a whole, whole, whole lot. The summer combination of free time, crazy hot weather, and a more relaxed schedule means that screen time can morph from something they do a little to something they do way more than they should. This […]

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kids who like to read
Parenting

How to Raise a Kid who {Actually} Loves to Read

Raising kids who enjoy reading can make a big difference in their life. Beyond the fact that reading is the cornerstone of their school experience, there are numerous benefits for adults who read. Here are some tried and true ways to help your child fall in love with reading.  This post may contain affiliate links […]

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summer schedule WAHM
Money | Work
Parenting

How to Create a Stress-Free Summer Schedule for WAHM

Trying to get work done while kids are at home can be challenging not to mention frustrating. In order to make this summer work well for all of us, I’ve developed a summer schedule that is simple and that addresses many of the situations that prevent me from getting work done. Tweak as you will!  […]

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